assembly Bill A4756

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to positions for disabled veterans and veterans with disabilities

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental employees
Feb 03, 2017 referred to governmental employees

A4756 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §55-c, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9801, S7126
2019-2020: S2830

A4756 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to positions for disabled veterans and veterans with disabilities.

A4756 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2017

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Employees

AN ACT to amend the civil service law,  in  relation  to  positions  for
  disabled veterans and veterans with disabilities


  Section 1. Section 55-c of the civil service law, as amended by  chap-
ter  603 of the laws of 1995, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 340 of
the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  § [55-c] 55-D.  Employment of veterans with disabilities by the state.
1. The commission [may] SHALL determine [up to] five  hundred  positions
with  duties  such as can be performed by disabled veterans and veterans
with disabilities who are found otherwise qualified to perform satisfac-
torily the duties of any such position.  Upon  such  determination,  the
said  positions shall be classified in the noncompetitive class, and may
be filled only by veterans of the armed forces of the United States  who
served therein during time of war, as defined in paragraph (c) of subdi-
vision one of section eighty-five of this chapter, and (a) who establish
by  appropriate documentary evidence that they are disabled veterans, as
defined in paragraph (b) of subdivision one of  section  eighty-five  of
this  chapter,  or (b) by those veterans, as defined in paragraph (a) of
subdivision one of section eighty-five of this chapter, who  shall  have
been certified by the employee health service of the department as being
disabled but capable of performing the duties of said positions.  Prior-
ity  in  certification  and  referral of both such disabled veterans and
certified disabled but capable veterans shall be given to those veterans
who received a wound in combat, as documented by  the  awarding  of  the
purple  heart, as authorized by the United States department of defense,
and that wound is the cause of, or a substantially  contributing  factor
to,  the  degree  of  impairment, who otherwise meet the requirements of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.